Chipotle Broccoli & Beef

Carrots or red peppers can be added to this delicious stir fry for more color.

chinese cuisine, broccoli and beef stir fried

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Servings: 4

 

Ingredients: 

3/4 lb boneless tender beef steak (rib eye, sirloin or flank)

2 Tbsp + 1 tsp cornstarch

3 Tbsp gluten free soy sauce

1 large clove garlic, minced

1/2 tsp xylitol (in place of sugar)

1 lb fresh broccoli, trimmed

1/2 lb fresh mushrooms, sliced

1/2 tsp chipotle chili pepper

3 Tbsp organic cold pressed coconut oil

1 medium onion, thinly sliced

1 cup + 1 Tbsp water

1 tsp rice vinegar or red wine vinegar

 

Directions: 

  • Cut beef across grain into thin slices.  Combine 1 Tbsp of cornstarch and 1 Tbsp GF soy sauce with garlic and xylitol in medium bowl. Stir in beef.  Let stand for 10 minutes.
  • Wash broccoli; remove flowerets, cut into bite size pieces.  Peel stalks and cut diagonally into thin slices. Wash mushrooms and slice – combine with
  • Combine 1 cup water, 2 Tbsp GF soy sauce, 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp cornstarch, and chipotle chili pepper in a small bowl; set
  • Heat 1 Tbsp coconut oil in hot wok or large skillet over high heat.  Add beef and stir fry 1 minute; remove beef.
  • Heat remaining 2 Tbsp coconut oil in same pan.  Add broccoli, mushrooms and onion – stir fry 2 minutes.  Sprinkle 1 Tbsp water over vegetables; cover and cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add beef and soy sauce mixture; cook and stir until sauce boils and thickens.  Remove from heat; stir in vinegar.

 

From the Institute for Integrative Nutrition